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's won last night, fans celebrated knowing they would get a shot at the yankees. and businesses celebrating, as well, starting to print new t-shirts and other gear for fans coming to the park on sunday and before. >> last night it was crazy. i actually haven't slept at all. we are just getting ready for today. we knew it was going to be crazy before we got here. 7:00 in the morning and people were already waiting to open up. we're probably going to stay late. >> long hours. but two playoff games in baltimore means more money for beer distributors, bars, restaurants and hotels will benefit from traveling yankee fans, as well. and the nats getting ready for the playoffs. they start on the road against st. louis. we'll have a preview of the big game tomorrow and tell you whether any of the guys are nervous about their first playoff appearance. for more coverage, go to nbcwashington.com. we have an entire page dedicated to it. just search key word nats, o course. >>> mitt romney is gaining ground, fueled by a post debate bump. one poll shows them both neck and neck. and s.a.t. rules
night football. meantime the o's and yankees are about to get under way. we have crews in baltimore covering the first playoff game in the last 15 years. can you believe it? it's been a long time for them. a lot going on, but for redskins fans coming up later in sports, we're going to have a full update on rg3's condition. for now back to you guys. >> carol, thanks. our team coverage continues this evening in northwest washington where darcy spencer's live at duffy's irish pubs where the fans have been watching all the different games on the different television sets. >> reporter: there are some serious nats fans here at this sports bar. we're talking a couple in here actually got engaged at the stadium earlier this year. it's true, the nats are done, but they're not out, and these fans are optimistic. duffy's irish pub is a local fan favorite to watch the opening game of the washington nationals journey into the postseason. >> very good for business and just fun to hang out. it's been so long since d.c. has had a good bage teseball team. great to see the reaction of the fans. >> re
's survive another day, plus one yankee slugger puts on his hero's hat twice in one game. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> the dry weather pattern in the northwest is coming to an end. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. in sports, first to the bronx. yankee manager joe girardi made a very gutsy call pinch-hitting raul eye ban yaz. ibanez hits a home run to take the game to extras. three inks later ibanez connects again for a stunning 3-2 yankee victory. >>> over to oakland. down 3-1 in the ninth, the a's seth smith hit a game-tieing two run double and coco crisp caps off the comeback with a two out rbi single. >>> in cincinnati the giants hit three home runs and tim lincecum pitched like the two time cy young award winner he is for an 8-3 victory over the reds. >>> on to washington where cardinals rookie pete cazma hit a three run homer in the second. a trio of relievers finished the eighth. nothing shut out for the cards. >>> sad news now, former nfl player and actor alex karras died yesterday. he was age 77. he was a former proe
tomorrow, we've got a race going. >> how about a little october baseball at yankees stadium. oh, taking on the bronx bombers. many at the dish and the rook is going yard. a solo shot to left field. baltimore takes a 2-1 lead. bottom 9, same score. os closer jim johnson in to close it out. pinch hitting for a rod and that was a good maneuver by the yankees. buck sholwalter is not. going yard again. the first time all season someone has hit a walk-off hit. the yankees win 3-2. they now lead this seeshz and they are one win away from moving on. that guy is 40. >> yeah, you can see when he did his post-game interview, he looked a little long in the tooth. but he's still getting it done. robert griffin, iii good to go. no ill effects of the concussion he suffered. griffin has proclaimed hirms ready to go. griffin will be evaluated every day before he's cleared for full contact. it does seem as though he has learned to try and avoid the big hits from here on out. >> i ran today in practice and imitated a slide. so it's just something i have to make myself aware of it. >> i felt sharp. i felt
planet. >>> and yankees manager, joe gerardi, made a gutsy call, benching a-rod, leading the yankees in strikeouts. because the yankees wanted to win the game, he put in veteran ibanez, age 40, who hit a homer to win it in the 12th. the yankees skipper is leading his team, despite the announcement today that his father had died this past weekend. >>> and one of the toughest guys this nation has ever produced has died. and given his life story, no one can really believe that basil plumley lived to the age of 92. he was a sergeant major in the u.s. army, the top enlisted rank. they are closest to the commander and run the unit, handing out stern orders, wise counsel and dry socks. plumley served in world war ii, including the d-day invasion, then korea, then vietnam. and it is that war that got him written about and portrayed on the big screen, in the book, and later the movie "we were soldiers." it was about the battle in the valley in 1965. the u.s. was trying out something new, and 237 americans were killed by the north vietnamese. >> no such thing today, boy. >> basil plumley was a
not have the store power of the yankees, but they do have the same never say die attitude. that might come in handy tonight in new york. birds also facing elimination. first pitch for game four is at 7:37 p.m. yankees wouldn't quit last night. it led them to a wild walkoff victory. going to take you to the yankees stadium. the sign says welcome, but the os not feeling it. alex rodriguez in the dugout. ibanez, turns out to be a good move by manager joe girardi. ibanez going yard. yankee stadiums erupts. buck showalter not liking it. we're heading to extras. bottom 12, raul at the dish again. he's at it again. crushes it. home run to right again. this one the walkoff variety. and the yankees win 3-2. ibanez is the hero. sitting a-rod paid dividends for manager joe girardi. >> i had a gut feeling. talked in the pregame talking about a pinch-hitter, a low ball hitter in a sense, and a low ball pitcher. i just kind of had a gut feeling. >> what's the mind-set of your guys after last night? >> to win. win a game. i feel good about where they are mentally. not the first time they've had a challen
on the yankees. game one of the alds is tomorrow at camden yards at 6:00 p.m. >>> believe it, birds' fans. it's true. in case you missed it, wild card game in texas, serving one up to hardy in the first inning. a single up the middle. nate mclouth scores. small ball getting it done. birds with a 1-0 lead. top seven, 2-1-0s. hit him in, going in opposite field. and waltzing home. os up 3-1. bottom nine, buck showalter. and david murphy pops up for the final out and orioles win 5-1 and will host the yankees in the alds tomorrow. afterwards, buck showalter very happy. >>> lots of
can unbuckle your seat belts. s the wild ride has come to an end. take you to yankees stadium. new york up 1-0 when nate gets ahold of one. a game-tieing home run, you think? no, it's foul. you can see the ball just go to the right. it's reviewed. and upheld. one pitch later, he would strike out. now to the 8th. the bases loaded for j.j. hardy. charges and gets him at first. missed opportunity for the birds. top nine? well ux matt wieders and the os. and the yankees advance, may they rest in peace, the season for the baltimore oh, rioles, the final. and here's a proud buck after the game. >> and we talked way back in spring training, our first meeting: they bought into each other. they were good taeeammates. we're going to see them again. >> and we'll get them next year, danl. so jim and doreen, they're counting on the nats. we're going to send it back to you. >> the os are out but the nats are [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford th
. >>> the orioles and yankees are tied in their american league division series. baltimore won 3-2 last night at camden yards. mark reynolds threw in the eventual game-winning run in the sixth. game three set for tomorrow night in new york. >> keep it going, keep it alive. >>> 6:07. the daredevil trying to do something unbelievable today. >>> a wet, chilly morning. when it's going to start feeling line october again. >>> apple fans, what's going to be -- what's going on behind the scenes that could be a sign of a big announcement. if you're traveling in this area, the situation is that they're still trying to tow another car that's actually flipped over on its side near the sidewalk. so once the tow truck is able to put that car back right side up and tow it out of the way that intersection will be clear. back over to you. >>> coming up on 13 after the hour now. the curious find that stopped the mars rover right in its tracks. >>> also investigators say it is the worst case of hoarding they have ever seen. what they found inside the home so packed you couldn't even stand. >>> and next jerry s
. >>> baltimore fans are hoping for some redemption tonight in their first play-off game. they fell to the yankees after a rain delay, and a very close game. news4's carol maloney has a preview of game two. >> reporter: hello from camden yard in baltimore. game one here last night, the os versus the yankees. a tied game going into the ninth inning. but new york forced five runs in the final inning and win the game 7-2 to game a one game to none lead in the lads. birds are still hopeful despite the crazy coincidence. the last time the orioles were in the play-offs 15 years ago, they were knocked out of that series by andy petit and the yankees. and guess who's on the mound tonight for the yankees, andy pettitte. he only happens to be the winningest pitcher in postseason history. the birds are going with a lefty who is also a rookie and has no play-off postseason experience. just like last night for the nationals, the birds hope a rookie comes through for them. in solution, it was tyler moore's term to shine, moore with the clutch hit in the eighth inning. the nats take game one. dan hellie is there
not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last night in the first game of the american league division series. game was tied at 2 in the ninth when the yankees scored six runs. final score was 8-2. the game started more than 2 1/2 hours late because of rain. this was the first postseason game played in baltimore in 15 years. >>> this morning the redskins latest loss may not be fans' biggest concern. their attention is on quarterback robert griffin iii's health. he suffered a mild concussion in the team's 24-17 loss to the falcons yesterday. rg3 was hurt on this play in the third quarter. the falcons sean weatherspoon decked him. griffin left the game and never came back. head coach mike shanahan says rg3 was so woozy after the hit he didn't know the score or what quarter it was. >> at that time, he wasn't really sure what the score was, and we knew he had a mild concussion, at least according to the doctors. feels good right now, a lot better right now. but that was the situation, why he didn't go back into the game. >> fellow rookie kirk cousins finished the game at quarterba
to new york to continue their series with the yankees. the o's tied up that series with the 3-2 win over the yankees at camden yards last night. game three is tomorrow night at yankees stadium. first pitch there, 7:37. and check us out online for more on the nats and the orioles, including the impact of this wednesday's home game with the nats on streets around the stadium. you can find a complete list of closures on our website. nbcwashington.com. just search nationals. and coming up tonight, pat collins is out excuses for how people will get out of work about 1:00 in the afternoon. >> there will be lots of those. >>> when news4 continues, it is being called one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. we'll tell you what was found inside this house. >>> plus a battle in the kitchen. celebrities chefs go head to head. >>> and imagine getting a great big hug every time you get a tv show host to faint during a live broadcast. >>> but, you know -- >> are you okay? okay. >> what it does is it gives us an opportunity -- >> the show goes on even if it is the shopping channel qvc and your co-host
. meanwhile, up the road, the orioles are trying to get things evened out with the yankees. carol maloney is up in camden yard where game two is still a couple of hours away. carol? >> reporter: hey, jim. yeah, it's starting to buzz around here. they opened up the doors and the fans are rushing in. first pitch isn't until 8:07. os and yankees, game two of the alds. the os trying to rebound after the loss last night. the washington nationals are back at it in st. louis we speak. game two versus the cardinals, up-and-down affair already. let's go to busch stadium and see how they're doing. nats trying to extend the the alds. top second, no score. jordan zimmermann, runners on first and second. zimmermann looped to right field. ian desmond to the third. bottom two, zimmerman on the mound, the results not as good as at the plate. two on. the single to right. molina comes home. the cardinals go up 2-1. they lead 5-1 in the fourth inning. >>> dan hellie is in st. louis. he will have a full report tonight on news4 at 11:00. meantime, chris cooley is stand big in the studios there in d.c. he's go
their first playoff game in 15 years last night, falling 7-2. the yankees scored four runs in the ninth inning to break a 2-2 tie. >>> today mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in lexington. the speech called the mantel of leadership is the republican's tenth address on foreign policy since december of 2011. according to early exsercerpts today's speech, the former massachusetts governor will criticize the president's passive leadership in the middle east saying, "i know the president hopes for a safer, freer, and more prosperous middle east allied with the united states. i share this hope, but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds." >> today president obama will wrap up his two-day fund-raising trip in california. he will announce the establishment. caesar chavez national monument. yesterday the president spoke at a fund-raising concert. he poked a little fun at himself as well and his recent debate performance. >> everybody here is incredible professional, they're such great
to the yankees if they want their season to continue as well. raul ibanez tied the game in the ninth inning with this home run last night. he won it with another homer in the 12th. the win gave the yankees a two games to one lead in the series. >>> mitt romney is taking a break from the campaign trail today while the president will be in orida, one of three swing state where is he seems to be losing some ground. a new poll by nbc news, marist, and "the wall street journal" shows major gains by romney in florida, ohio, and virginia. in perhaps the most important of the three, virginia, romney now leads the president 48% to 47%, a three-point swing from last week. in ohio, the president still leads, but romney gained two points since last week to shrink the gap. and in florida, it is just a one-point lead for the president 48-47. >>> mitt romney is clarifying his stance on abortion. the republican presidential candidate detailed his plans on the issue if elected. >> i think i've said time and again i'm a pro life candidate and i'll be a pro life president. the actions i'll take immediately ar
the orioles and yankees tonight. first pitch at yankee stadium at 5:07. i made the point before, i live four blocks or so away from that stadium, and i never hear anything coming from the stadium. last night sitting in my living room, i could hear people losing it. >> forget fireworks, they were making their own fireworks. it was so incredible, so awesome. i only watched it on tv, but still terrific. >> everyone a little tired this morning. >>> maybe the chill will wake folks up when they step outside. it's not going to be anything like what tomorrow is expected to be. already for tomorrow morning, a freeze watch is up. th morning we range from 37 to 50. laytonsville. and it's currently 40 degrees in camp springs. we are under a mostly clear sky right now, and i'm expecting a mixture of clouds and sunshine today. i'm not expecting any rain, but there will be another cold front coming through. a rain that will be chilling us through the overnight. clouds are 42 to 50 degrees at 8:00 a.m. by lunchtime, partly sunny, breezy, and cool. and by 5:00 today, partly sunny, breezy, and as the front co
will take the mound for the cardinals. >>> orioles a strike away. the yankees could be a swing away. and the series is tied at a game apiece. >> the orioles won't go down without a fight. they beat the yankees 3-2 in game two of their american league division series. mark reynolds drove in what proved to be the game-winning run in the sixth inning. game three of the series is set for tomorrow night in new york. >> i'm glad we're this far into october and still talking about baseball. >> so exciting. we're going to win again. >> absolutely. >>> 4:37 is our time. ahead on "news 4 today," new criticism for the deadly attacks on americans in libya. the critical mistake one top leader is pointing out. >>> how one daredevil is going to the ends of the earth for the record books. >>> a chilly morning. your forecast is next. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. ye
held on to the lead for the 2-1 vic tr tri. that forces a game five between the o's and the yankees. >> a win tonight would be so sweet. >> it would be too awesome. >>> when you think about baseball, you think 85 degrees and sunny. not the case today. >> fall is here in a big way. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson has a look at chilly temperatures this morning. >> this really is football weather we've got coming up for the next, well, at least half of the weekend. out there this morning, temperatures ranging anywhere from the 30s, upper 30s to the upper 40s. tomorrow morning, the range 20s to 30s. right now, as we get into areas of largo and tyson's and up north in olney, you can see the temperature 42 to 40 to 37 degrees under a mostly clear sky. watch the clouds. just a few drifting through. then we've got more back to the west that will be coming into the area later today. kind of a partly sunny type of day. there's a look. we'll turn partly sunny by noontime. 3:00, partly sunny from chilly to cool and breezy for the afternoon. temperature up to 62 to 64 degrees by 3:00
. the os and yankees still scoreless in the fourth inning up in the bronx. it is, guys, a little nippy out here. maybe colder than expected. i'm sure it was forecast right to a t by doug kammerer, chief meteorologist out here. this is october weather, man. the end of october weather. >> that's exactly right. you talk about that, not colder than expected, by the way. what are you trying to do to me? >> of course not. >> you knew what it was going to be. >> that's what happens in october baseball. we haven't experienced that here in the washington, d.c. area. it's really quite amazing. you've seen some games in october that actually have snow associated with them. some of the later games, the nlds, and of course the world series. let's hope we get to there. we wouldn't mind dealing with more cold weather. but you said you sat down and said, it's legitimately cold out here. >> it's because of the wind. i think you said it's about 20 miles an hour. i'm curious how it will affect the pitching. >> it will affect the pitching, and maybe the hitting, too. 58 with the winds out of the north at 16,
to the yankees 7-2. yanks scored four runs in the nipth inning to break a 2-2 tie. the game started four hours late because of the rain, and it was chilly out there. above all that, with a loss for the orioles. >> today will be -- >> colder, is that it? >> did i sum it all up? did i nail it? >> that's about it, but you forgot the wet part. it's going to be wet too, and that's going to make it a little raw out there today. >>> this morning we're talking about the cold because that's really going to get your attention first thing you head oit the door. because those temperatures are low, we've got a frost advisory far to the west and even a freeze warning. the freeze warning in the dark purple, western maryland, and down towards areas of morgantown and el kins and petersburg and west virginia. that frost advisory frostburg down towards luray. very cold this morning. look at the temperatures. capitol height, prince george's county, 45 degrees. 46 degrees in benning. temperatures here north and west in the 30s. coldest since april the 26th. so coldest in more than five months out there. 39, 37 deg
@nbcwashington.com. >>> the orioles' run continues tonight in new york. the o's take on the yankees in game three of the american league division series. baltimore won game two on monday night. the series is now even at 1. >> lots of baseball going on. battle of the beltway, not so much. what about the battle of the weather? >>> we need good weather for a win, and we're going to have some winning weather around here today. couldn't ask for anything better. fim finally, we're going to break this funk we've been in with the clouds and the dismal weather, the drizzle. it's drismal. what? that's a word. kind of patchy fog out there this morning with the low visibility in baltimore over 95. everywhere else up over two miles. check out the satellite and radar. no precipitation over the area. we're starting to see the clouds break up more and more back to the west a round front royal and areas around luray. 8:00 a.m. today still mostly cloudy and damp with that fog lifting your temperature 48 to 60 degrees. noontime today, sunshine looking good and feeling nice. 51 to 65 degrees. we'll be going up to a high today of 69
. the os fell to the yankees 7-2. the game started more than 2 1/2 hours late because of rain. the or or yell, the yankees, will square off at camden yards. >>> they're hoping to learn how extensive the concussion is that he suffered over the weekend yesterday. rg3 got hurt on this play in the third quarter of the game. he remained down for several minutes and was wobbly as he got to his feet. he tweeted he's okay and hopes to play next week but he has to clear the concussion protocol before he can practice or play again. teammates say hits like that are part of the game. >> he's a tough kid. obviously, we just wish the best for him. he's very important. you know, that's the nfl. you have injuries. >> he's taken some hits this year but -- and every time you kind of hold your breath. but this time unfortunately he went down. i just hope he's okay for this week. >> as we said, rg3 must first clear the nfl's concussion protocol before he can practice or play again. >>> today, governor martin o'malley is teaming up with baltimore ravens player brandon abijio to support same-sex ma
high tied with the yankees. after last night's 3-2 win at camden yards. the nats have the remainder of their series home. game three is tomorrow night at yankee's stadium. barbara, we can still have a beltway world series. >> do you have a favorite between the two? >> no. no. i want them both to get there. i'm not offending anyone. >> all right. good answer for a diplomat. 11:09 is the time with less than one month to election day, the presidential candidates are crossing trails. how they are combatting the latest poll numbers. >>> plus, the jump today that could break all kinds of records. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>>
the winning run in the 13th to help the team to their 2-1 victory over the yankees. the os and yankees take the mound in new york in just over an hour. the winner of that game moves on to meet detroit for the championship series. >>> the race for t white house, the day after the vice presidential debate. both sides are claiming victory. but mitt romney is raising questions today about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. and what the vice president and others know about it. steve handelsman joins us live from cincinnati with the story. steve? >> reporter: jim, thank you. good evening from cincinnati, ohio. two hours after the debate site. this is a great place to eat. in a key county and maybe the key battleground state. so we hope a good place to gauge the effect of last night's debate. the election could hinge on hamilton county, ohio. cincinnati chili has the lunch favorite. but cincinnati voters swing between parties. barack obama won here in '08 but republicans are relieved today. >> last night's debate is not going to hurt us in the county. >> congressman ryan held his ow
held on to the lead for the 2-1 victory. game five for the 0s and yankees tonight. first pitch at yankee's stadium is 5:07. winner moves on to meet detroit in the series. we have good weather to play tonight. >> yes, we do. will it hold up for the games? >> storm team 4 meteorologist, veronica johnson. i heard you earlier on the morning show, you were singing out there. i didn't know your voice was so good. >> what was i singing? >> sunshine, sunshine. >> we certainly have that today. it was chilly this morning. i was out there, i'm not sure. maybe i was shivering, maybe that was the sound you heard. a lot of folks not liking this mornings chill. if you didn't like it, you are not going to like tomorrow morning. at least for now, we have temperatures rising fairly quickly with the southwest breeze. temperatures throughout the area right now were in the upper 50s and low 60s already. we have a stack of 63 degree temperatures from culpeper up to d.c. 61 in leesburg. 57 degrees in kensington and montgomery village. clouds in the area. north and west over western maryland. the clou
five for the o's and yankees tonight. first pitch at yankee stadium at 5:07. >> love it. good baseball. exciting, thrilling postseason so far. >> this is good times for baseball lovers right now. >> i just hope we win tonight. could you imagine how awesome that's going to be. >> it's going to be absolutely nuts. >> you're going to hear a lot of celebration tonight. >>> 5:07. a true curiosity uncovered by nasa's rover on the surface of mars. >>> the slow journey the space shuttle "endeavour" is making to its final home. >>> a black bear and her two cubs are back in the wild after spending some time at a montana hotel. concerned workers at the hotel called animal control to tranquilize the bears and take them back to the wild. hotel employees and guests rounded up dozens of pillows and placed them on the ground so the bears wouldn't be hurt in the fall. fortunately, the bears made a safe landing. we're glad the pillows were there to cushion the fall. >> that was nice of them. >> glad nobody got hurt. >> maybe they were looking for a room to check in. >> they went from room to room. no, t
ones out of the playoffs. it was also a rough night for baltimore fans. the new york yankees defeated the orioles last night in game five of their series 3-1 eliminating the os from the playoffs. yankees starter c.c. sabathia was dominant giving up only four hits while striking out nine. new york moves on to play the detroit tigers while the orioles are heading home for the winter. baseball might be over for the nats and os but college basketball is just getting started. >> carol maloney takes you to midnight madness in this morning's sports minute. >>> good saturday morning everyone. by now you know what's going on with the local baseball team. we'll go back to college for this sports in a minute starting with college football. from friday. navy in a friday match up at central michigan and the mids invert the chippewas, 31-13. later today a border battle between maryland and virginia from charlottesville at 3:00 p.m. virginia tech might have its hands full with the 5-1 duke blue devils. plus, howard takes on north carolina a & t. kickoff at 1:30. now for college hoops. let the madnes
-wrenching loss to the yankees last night. raul ibanez won the game with a home run in the 12th inning. ibanez had tied the game in the bottom of the ninth with a homer, too. the yankees lead the series now two games to one. a little work to do for our guys, all of our guys. >> really, really, really want nats to win today. >> it's still possible. >> okay. >>> new developments overnight from miami involving a deadly parking garage collapse. >>> also ahead, why this video is proof that some brides-to-be will stop at nothing to get the perfect wedding dress. >>> plus another sign that you may soon be able to get your hands on an ipad mini. >>> a clear morning outside right now, the perfect recipe for another beautiful sunny >>> welcome back. could this be the new ipad mini? these pictures were posted to twitter yesterday by apple. it shows what could be the yet announced ipad mini lying on top of a current regular size ipad. the smaller tablet is expected to have a seven-inch screen and feature the new connecter that debuted on the iphone 5. invites for the mini's release were expected to be sent ou
orioles fans are feeling pretty good today. the o's beat the yankees 3-2 in game two of their american league division series. this win evened the series 1-1 games. game three tomorrow night in new york. >>> all right, sticking to sandusky's message to america. >>> developments surrounding the brawl that ruined a pair of wedding parties. >>> the navy built out of metal. that's not keeping nasa's mars rover from having a sense of humor. >>> started out like yesterday but will we see a warm-up? "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> more proof the mars curiosity rover has a sense of humor. oh, no, i dropped my keys. that was on the photo sent back of a small item found in the sand. the commentary was added later via twitter. the rover testing the item to figure out what it is. members of the rover team believe it's a piece of plastic that fell off the rover. or could be keys, i don't know. >> everyone loses his or her keys every once in a while
, the o's-yankees game was delayed by rain. it was cold and it was damp around here. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell's here now. the rest of the work week looking any better, chuck? >> a little better there. baseball fever just to stay warm tomorrow morning. it's going to be our coldest start since late april here in the nation's capital. temperature already down to 49 degrees as of midnight. that's the first time we've been below 50 at national airport since april the 28th. no more rain left on storm 4 radar. frost and freeze advisories out now just to the west of winchester, virginia into the mountains of west virginia. so do expect it to be cold. not every school is closed tomorrow. so the bus stop forecast, 38 to 45 degrees. quite chilly. a few breaks of sunshine early tomorrow, but more drops ahead, and a little bit of a warm-up, too. all of that coming up. jim? >> thank you, chuck. >>> a developing story in bladensburg tonight. a man recovering after being shot by police. officers were called to the 3500 block of 55th avenue after a woman reported being threatened. pol
, nate mcclouj getting it down against phil hughes, solo shot to right field, o's up 1-0, but the yankees would even it up in the sixth and right now we are still tied at 1-1 in the 12th inning. the o's trying to hang on for dear life. one final redskins note, rg3, robert griffin tiii practiced today, ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> remembering your kid's bir
loves company. the orioles also lost last night. they fell to the yankees 3-2 in dramatic fashion. raul ibanez won the game with a home run in the 12th inning. he also homered in the ninth inning too tie the game at 2-2. the orioles must win tonight or their season will end. tough loss for the orioles. and the nationals getting blown out at home. >> still a lot of excitement around all this, though. so the energy is going to be there still. >> i hope so. >> veronica johnson is in for tom this week what. do you have for us? >> we had some pretty nice weather yesterday. i think most people will agree on that. today it's going to be cooler, but at least we're still going to see some sunshine. in fact, i think more sunshine across the area today. as far as those early morning temperatures, take a look, columbia heights coming in at 53. you've got 56 degrees in fran cone ya. then up in areas around potomac, 46. the temperature off to the west, we've got some freeze warnings to talk about. in west virginia the temperatures are starting out in the 30s. as we go through the next couple of overn
fans. the new york yankees defeated the orioles last night in game five of their series, 3-1 eliminating the os from the playoffs. the yankees' hitter c.c. sabathia was dominant giving up only four hits while striking out nine. new york moves on to play the detroit tigers while the orioles are heading home for the winter. >>> a bit of good news for washington sports fans though. there is a chance quarterback robert griffin iii will be back on sunday against the minnesota vikings. rg 3 took part in a complete practice yesterday and is officially listed as questionable on the injury report with a concussion but head coach mike shanahan says that if griffin passes his test he'll start. rg iii says he has learned one lesson from the injury. get out of bounds. the redskins play minnesota at fedex field at 4:30. redskins back action tomorrow. but college basketball was a hot ticket last night. >> carol maloney takes you to midnight madness in this morning's sports minute. >>> good saturday morning everyone. well, by now you know what's going on with the local baseball teams. we'l
the orioles needing a win to stay in the play-offs. the os fell 3-2 against the yankees. like the nats, they're also trailing 2-1 and face elimination if they don't win tonight. we'll have live team coverage with dan hellie down at the park and pat collins talking with fans on news4 at 5:00 and 6:00 tonight. >>> when news4 at 4:00 continues, caught on tape, stealing a $5,000 wedding dress. how this complicated plan involved a woman's friends, even a young child. >>> impromptu concert breaks out at a new york subway station, stopping commuters in their tracks. >>> and even this first president of the united states is dancing gangnam style, right here in d.c. >>> teddy had his moment last week, now it's george's turn. this latest one includes the mascots from george washington university. you can see george washington, the school's hippo dancing around downtown d.c. and the gw campus. george only knows how to ride a horse. they didn't have cars back then. this video just got uploaded yesterday. the original gangnam style by rapper psy had more than 400 million views now. >> the president getti
thesmt lost game one last night to the yankees. 7-2. you know they really want to even up that series before it heads to new york tomorrow. first pitch tonight at 8:07. now, to the redskins. and the cooley report. chris cooley is back at the studios, while dan is in st. louis. and dan should be a little nervous, chris, because i think you look very good in the studios in that chair. >> i don't think dan can ever be nervous. he does a tremendous job. he's my news idol. dan hellie. i'm excited for week three of the cooley report. i'm excited to be in the studio. i did not want to be outside the redskins park today. it's cold. and we don't have great news from washington. another tough loss. eight losses in a row. unacceptable. >> isn't that ridiculous? it is. they don't know what's going on. let's start with the latest about rg3. a mild concussion yesterday. have you had one of those? i know there's no such thing as a mild concussion. that's the diagnosis. what's that like? >> i have had a concussion before. what all players go through is a baseline testing at the beginning of the seaso
of it falling to the yankees, 3-2. voted the second nicest player in the major league by "sports illustrated" wunlt nice to the orioles. another home run as well. the dreams of a beltway world series hanging on by a thread. the nats, as we told you, they have to win to stay alive. the orioles have to do the same tonit. back against the wall. >> yep. >> see what happens today. 12:minutes after 11:00 is the time now. plus, the latest presidential poll. is mitt romney still seeing a boost from his debate performance? >>> new information from let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> analysts say one thing to look for tonight in the vice president debate is look for it to be aggressive. joe
're in the bronx. their series tied at 1 with the yankees after a huge win at camden yards. now the os trying to take the lead in that series. man, this is going to be a lot of fun up there tonight. 7:37 is the first pitch. baltimore in the underdog in the matchup as they have been for much of the season. chris davis gave the os the lead off andy pettitte. os took that game 3-2. this was their 30th one-run win this year. also a plus for the os, they've won 8 of 13 in new york this season. manager buck showalter, as always, very confident. >> i think staying in the moment, i think our guys just engaged in what's important. all the hoopla, pregame, post-game. you're doing something important that people want to know about. that's why our sport is so popular. but our guys realize they're trying to be brilliant in the basics. and do the things that -- and not do the things that cost you ball games. >> os manager buck showalter. >>> talking football now, rg3 suffered that concussion on -- we'll talk about rg3 in just a moment. >>> first let's take a look at one of the best catches you'll see in a
at 7:35, baltimore tries for a 2-1 advantage over the yankees in game three of the american league division series. it's being played in the bronx. the teams split the first two games at baltimore. miguel gonzalez starts for the os. we'll have team coverage of tonight's play-offs at 5:00 tonight. dan hellie joins us live from nats park. pat collins will be live again, and jackie bensen reports on the traffic situation. >>> chief meteorologist doug kammerer is here now with your first forecast. doug? >> guys, temperatures today climbing to near 70 degrees. take a look at the shot right now. a beautiful, beautiful afternoon. a few clouds make their way in. temperatures 69 degrees out there right now. winds out of the west at 7 miles per hour. what are we going to be seeing the rest of the evening? you can see dew point is 44. but that's going to be going down behind a frontal boundary. temperatures ahead of that front, 70 in leesburg and 70 over towards annapolis. just gorgeous. here's the frontal boundary, making its way in. in through portions of west virginia. that front will move
. a matrix move. looked like matt had him there first but he doesn't get him the second time. the yankees are going crazy in the dugout as they take a 1-0 lead. same score, bottom three. andy pettitte. the winningest pitcher of postseason history on the mound but don't tell that to chris davis. sends it al right. rob andino and nate mclouth. jim johnson to close it up. blew up in the nine inning on monday. but tuesday, back to all star form. a-rod, the os win it 3-2. thor suies now tied at one game apiece and we head to the bronx tomorrow night. >> we expect to win. even if the other guys go out there and score some runs. we feel like we can go out and score more runs. so it is good to get this win. just to even it out going to the bronx is huge. >> we play them a lot. we know what they're doing. at the end of this, we'll be up or they'll be up. we have to be three games coming up in new york. we played well this year which will give us some confidence. we'll go do the best we can so we'll try to move on. >> d.c. and baltimore have not been kind to one billy cundiff. the redskins released
win it, 5-1. they move on to the american league division series where they will host the yankees tomorrow. >>> college football note for you. terps hosting wake forest in college park at 3:30 today. and that is your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. i hope your saturday is a good one. >>> quite the surprise for students of broad run high school in ashburn. redskins quarterback robert griffin iii showed up for the game last night. that's a lot of pressure. students sent news 4 these pictures of rg iii getting pinked as the school showed its support in the fight against breast cancer. the qb and the rest of the redskins will wear pink on sunday as the nfl also participates in a breast cancer awareness initiative. >> nice of him. >>> this morning hundreds of people will run with the wounded warriors. the 5-k race raises money for the wounded warrior transitional housing project. the proceeds will be used to build transitional homes for wounded warriors in the vincent hall retirement community in mclean, virginia. today's race starts at 8:00 in the morning at mclean square along old
fired up for their team's game. o's take on the yankees tonight in the american league division series. the teams plit the first two games of the series in baltimore. tonight's game is in new york. first pitch is set for just after 7:30. >>> the fbi and local police are looking for one nats fan. this guy robbed the td bank on connecticut avenue northwest on friday wearing a nationals hat. he went up to demanded money and left the bank. he hailed a cab to make his getaway. if you know this man, please contact d.c. immediately. >>> a congressional committee will meet for last week's attack on benghazi. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. a state department official will be among the witnesses to testify before a house oversight committee. he is expected to deny reports the state department ignored requests for additional security in libya in the weeks before the attack. >>> the time is 6:49. today the supreme court will hear a case on whether race should be a factor considered in college admissions. the nine justices will hear the case of abigail
@nbcwashington.com and follow the playoffs. the orioles will take on the yankees in game three of the american league division series. they split the first twoames of the series in baltimore. the action now moves to new york. the first pitch is set for just after 7:30 tonight. >>> both presidential campaigns are zeroing in on the battleground state of ohio. mitt romney will spend his second day in the buckeye state trying to keep up momentum from last week's debate. he campaigned in akron, ohio, and spoke alongside governor chris christie. president obama spoke outside ohio state university. early polls show mitt romney leading the presidential race this morning. according to a gallup survey, the gop candidate leads 49%-47%. president obama leads another gallup poll that surveys registered votes. >>> a congressional committee will meet today to discuss last month's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the hearing is expected to focu on security missteps by the u.s. state department. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. a state department official will be a
you, jackie. >>> up in new york, the orioles play their game three against the yankees tonight. tonight's game, 7:30. that series is tied up at one game apiece. >>> we have breaking news in northeast d.c. right now, police are on the scene of a shooting, and so is shomari stone. >> reporter: northeast 8th street. you can see the yellow crime scene tape here. it's extending all across the street here like a web of yellow tape. and basically we're hearing d.c. police say they received a call around 4:00 about a person being shot. a witness told me that he heard five shots, and police were here in less than 20 seconds. now, police found a man here on the scene. he's in critical condition. homicide detectives are out here. they don't have a motive, they don't have any suspects right now. police are talking to witnesses, gathering more details. i walked down the street here and saw a woman sitting on a porch with a man, hugging her. she had a very sad look on her face, but of course, homicide detectives are out here gathering details, trying to figure out exactly what happened. chie
to be chilly tonight for game of the yankees series over at yankee stadium. yankees up 2-1 over the orioles. >> last night was epic. >> one of those games they're going to talk about for a long time for a lot of different reasons. >> all right. well, good morning. just ahead, a scary moment on live television, you may have seen it, actually. >> that's right. a qvc host fainted on live television, her co-host there trying to catch her. now, we're going to find out how she's doing. i want to mention that the show got a little bit of heat because her co-host actually just kept on selling stuff. although, we're going to find out the story behind the story when we talk to her in a couple of minutes. >> there's a little more to it too. >>> and imagine ordering something online and it arrives the very same day. i like the sound of that. instant gratification, being tested at one major retailer. holiday season fast approaching. we'll have more on that. >>> and then, are you ready for meatball madness? yes, gianna is here. it is time. in fact, you make this for sunday night football night in america
they will host the yankees tomorrow. college football note for you. terps hosting wake forest in college park at 3:30 today. and that is your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. i hope your saturday is a good one. >> thanks, carol. >>> turns out michael phelps is not just king of the pool but he is also not too bad on the links either. check this out. the champion swimmer was competing in the pro-am golf tournament scotland when he sank that 50-yarder. that is longer than the pool he usually swims in. in fact he might now hold the record for the longest televised pike to be made. >> just what he needs. another record. >>> right now hundreds of people are running with the wounded warriors. the 5-k race raises money for the wounded warrior transitional housing project. the proceeds will be used to build traditional homes for wounded warriors in the vincent hall retirement community in mclean, virginia. today's race started at 8:00 a.m. at mclean square but that is along old dominion drive. >>> one service member got to give her daughter a surprise after coming home from afghanistan. every year li
a night. where were you doing the debate? >> right there in the second row of the yankee game in the bronx. i went to see the yankee game, but i tivoed this and watched it this morning. it was different. >> well, in your event there was a clear cut winner and loser. in this debate, unclear. it was definitely the only chance for a face-to-face showdown during this election for joe biden and paul ryan. they did their best to really make it count. >> they clashed on a wide range of topics, everything from the economy, to iran, even some social issues, and in stark contrast to the first presidential debate, this one was animated. it was fast-paced, full of cutting attacks. let's get right to nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. he is at the debate hall in danville, kentucky. chuck, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, matt. it was a tale of two different debate strategies really. for joe biden it was about calming down supporters upset with president obama's performance last week. he went with the kitchen sink approach. paul ryan, he went with the
on sunday. back to lester and tamron. you know the big story here in new york was that the yankees won last night. they'll face off against the tigers for the american league championship series. they did it with a-rod on the bench, the highest paid player in baseball. wow. >> does that make me a sore loser? all i could hear was texas rangers, texas rangers. >> wow, you're tough. you're tough. all right, go team. maria la rosa is outside on the plaza. a little brisk out there, but nonetheless, a beautiful day. >> we want to say an early happy birthday to you. what's your name, where are you from? >> samantha roberts from ohio. >> she's cold. it's not so much the cold in the central part of the country, you can see the full area in red from des moines down it del rio. the heightened risk for tornadoes we think is more like western missouri into northern texas. the radar is lit up already. lots of heavy rainfall. a lot going on. a lot of college match ups in the area as well. make sure you get a way to get more as you're out and about. to the east of that system a chilly start in the northeas
. >> you want little scary eyeballs. >> there's a baseball theme. yankees versus the red sox helping you out. >> jason varitek from the red sox and at the end of the episode tomorrow, there's a big surprise ending. >> very big. >> you have to tune in to find out. >> ladies, it's great. thanks so much. katherine and sophie, thank you. >> do some quality control over here. thanks, ladies. coming up, kathie lee and hoda after your local news and weather. >> thank you. >>> good morning. it's 9:57 on this monday, october 8th. this morning, mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech. in the past, the republican has been critical of the president's policies on israel, iran and libya. virginia continues to play a huge role in the race to the white house. first lady michelle obama will be in loudon county, tomorrow. >>> now, let's get a check on the forecast with our meteorologist veronica johnson. >> we've moved up to 50 degrees now. it's cloudy. there's a few sprinkles already. it's showers from now right through your afternoon and eving. it will continue to overspread the area. we'
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